Definitions for visna-maedi virus
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word visna-maedi virus
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus ovine-caprine lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, OVINE-CAPRINE), that can cause chronic pneumonia (maedi), mastitis, arthritis, and encephalomyelitis (visna) in sheep. Maedi is a progressive pneumonia of sheep which is similar to but not the same as jaagsiekte (PULMONARY ADENOMATOSIS, OVINE). Visna is a demyelinating leukoencephalomyelitis of sheep which is similar to but not the same as SCRAPIE.
Find a translation for the visna-maedi virus definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"visna-maedi virus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 6 Dec. 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/visna-maedi virus>.